SAP WM Interview Questions

SAP WM Interview Questions

Q. What is Transfer Requirement?

An instruction to move materials from a source storage bin to a destination storage bin in a warehouse complex at a specified time.

Q. What is Transfer Order?

A request to transfer of materials at a particular time from source storage bin to Destination storage bin in same warehouse complex.

Q. On what basis a TO will get generated?

On Movement Types

Q. Which one will the system generates first, TR or TO?

First TR then TO.

Q. What level the release strategies gets defined?

Configured at Company code level.

Q. What are different Movement Types?

101 – GR Receipts

102 – GR PO reverse

601 – GI delivery

602 – Cancel GI delivery

651 – Sales return

909 – GR Amendment Excess

Q. Different stock types and storage types in WM?

Stock Types – Unrestricted, Blocked, Quality Storage Types – Rack, Open, Shelf, Damage

Q. Interim Storage types?

Goods Receipt area, Goods Issue area, Posting change, Difference

Q. Different types of picking and put away strategies, why? Justify.

FIFO – To sale the oldest material first

LIFO – To sale the latest material first

Put away: Next empty bin, addition to the existing stock, mixed storage, fixed storage, open storage.

Q. Difference between Storage units and Handling units?

Storage unit is a container in which a material stored or transported where as Handling unit the combination of material and Packaging material.

Q. Why one should create a Second TO in WM?

Second TO has to be created at delivery level to move the stock from intermediate storage type to Goods issue (delivery) area for loading the stock into vehicle.

Q. Can you configure the automatic TO creation at all document level?


Q. Where do you configure the strategies for Put away and Picking?

SPRO-> Logistics Execution-> Warehouse Management -> Strategies -> Define Put away Strategies and Logistics Execution-> Warehouse Management -> Strategies -> Define Stock Removal Strategies

Q. Explain Warehouse Structure?

Warehouse structure contains a Warehouse number, Storage types, Storage sections, storage bins and finally quant.

Q. Can a single warehouse could be configured for more than one company code?

Yes it can be.

Q. Tell me the different picking and put away strategies defined for xyz Client for different storage types?

For Rack, Open and shelf storage types the picking strategy is FIFO.
Put way strategy for Rack, Open, Shelf, CRD and Fixed Bin is Next empty bin, Open storage, open storage, open storage and fixed bin respectively.

Q. Can you tell me what all documents get created during GR entry in WM Process?

PO, Inbound Delivery, Transfer Requirement, Shipment and TO.

Q. Where is control to confirm TO for Put away and Picking?

Control to confirm TO for Put away and Picking can be configured at Warehouse, Storage types and Movement types levels.

Q. Stock Uploading will happen at which Module MM or WM at rollout in xyz client?

First in IM(MM) then in WM

Q. Is Storage unit activation mandatory?

Its not mandatory

Q. What is the importance of Quant number?

when ever u do the GR system will generates one Quant number based on the combination of Material, Batch, and Bin.

Q. The outbound delivery plant for each item is defined in the order. The system can automatically determine the outbound delivery plant. Identity the highest priority outbound delivery plant in descending priority order?

Outbound delivery plant defined in Customer material information master record, outbound delivery plant defined in ship-to party master record, Outbound delivery plant defined in material master

Q. What happens when no storage location for picking is specified in the order item?

  • The system determines the storage location when it creates the outbound delivery and copies it into the delivery item. 
  • The storage location entered in the order item is used in the outbound delivery

Q. What is the goods movement status of the outbound delivery after a goods issue has been cancelled?

Not yet started

Q. You must always specify a batch before goods are issued. What is the solution if the delivery quantities of an item are to be taken from different batches?

  • In Ware house Management
  • Manually in the batch split screen of the delivery item
  • Using automatic batch determination when creating the outbound delivery

Q. What is the requirement for the Purchase order items that are included when the inbound delivery is created?

They should have confirmation control key

Q. Movements involving the Inventory Management system use storage areas that are defined as storage types in the Warehouse Management system and as storage locations in the IM system. The goods receipt for a purchase order is posted first in Inventory Management and the goods are then brought into the warehouse via a storage area, the goods receipt area. What are these storage areas called?

  • Interim storage area
  • The interim storage area plays a special role and can be generally be recognized at first glance in the standard system by their key ( which starts with a 9). These storage areas form a sort of bridge to Inventory Management. Good receipt area and goods issue area are typical examples of interim storage areas.

Q. Where can we find exact whereabouts of a material quantity in the warehouse?

  • Storage bins
  • In Warehouse Management, Storage bins are master data created either from the application menu or in Customizing.
  • Based on this master data, the stock overview in Warehouse Management shows the exact whereabouts of a material quantity in the warehouse.

Q. Some kinds of material; for example, certain fluids are not suited to interim storage in a goods receipt area. They are taken directly to the destination storage bin when they arrive (for example, in a road tanker). In this case, the goods receipt posting in the Inventory Management should not trigger the creation of transfer requirement. How can we set this?

Special movement indicator

Q. Sometimes a customer cancels an order at the last minute or wants to postpone the delivery until a much later time than planned. If the goods have already been picked and taken to the goods issue area, they have to be returned to storage. What is the transaction available and what are its functions?

  • Transaction LT0G
  • You can return an entire delivery quantity to storage
  • You can return the quantity from individual transfer order items

Q. What are the transactions available to create a transfer order for moving partial stocks within a warehouse number?

  1. LT01
  2. LT10

Two transactions are available to create a transfer order for moving partial stocks within a warehouse number:

  1. Create Transfer Order without Source Object (transaction code LT01)
  2. Create Transfer Order from Stock List (transaction code LT10)


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